Bettencourt, Michael

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Recent Articles:

  1. Road Test: 2024 Kia EV9 Is the Best-Value Three-Row EV | GreenCars

    Michael Bettencourt

    What is the Best-Value Three-Row EV SUV? Click here to find out why it's the 2024 Kia EV9. Our team goes into all the details you need.

  2. The Hummer ‘supertruck’ has landed

    Michael Bettencourt

    2023 GMC Hummer EV pickup Edition 1 First Drive Review


  3. EV101: Study points to savings earned by electric-vehicles’ owners over years

    Michael Bettencourt

    For all that the pure EV versions of the Hyundai Kona compact crossover costs more at the start, over time it gains on its gas-powered cousin and passes it.

  4. Shanghai show brings Tesla turmoil, and EVs aplenty –

    Michael Bettencourt

    But also unveiled some remarkable models slated to head to North America, at some point

  5. Opinion: Painfully, and belatedly, Honda cedes to engine-less future  –

    Michael Bettencourt

    Honda’s global announcement that it was finally deciding to birth an all-new type of company: an electric company, predominantly with battery electric vehicles

  6. 2021 Lincoln Aviator versus the plug-in Aviator Grand Touring  –

    Michael Bettencourt

    2021 Lincoln Aviator versus the plug-in Aviator Grand Touring: The Aviator GT clearly justifies its extra price tag in a number of ways that add up nicely in the final tally,

  7. Automakers declare all-electric future, eventually –

    Michael Bettencourt

    “E-mobility has won the race,” said VW Group CEO Herbert Diess, upon opening their Power Day recently, “Our goal is to secure the pole position in the global race for batteries.”

  8. PEI takes unique steps with its aggressive new EV rebates  –

    Michael Bettencourt

    Prince Edward Island will offer the highest used EV rebate in the country at $5,000, versus $2,000 offed for used EVs in neighbouring provinces.

  9. Little zoom or range in upcoming electric Mazda MX-30 crossover –

    Michael Bettencourt

    Mazda Canada confirmed this morning that the plug-in Mazda MX-30 compact crossover is slated to arrive in Canada this fall.

  10. Production 2023 Cadillac Lyriq debuts with healthy 480 km range estimate  –

    Michael Bettencourt

    Production 2023 Cadillac Lyriq debuts with healthy 480 km range: The mid-size all-electric Lyriq will start at $69,898 including freight and destination

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